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Mrs Kirby, Tilbury, Essex, April 2013
The ease with which the booking was made. The person I spoke to was friendly and helpful. The booking process was simple.
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Looking for a place to escape, with stunning scenery and lots of
outdoor recreation? Book an Eden Valley cottage and you'll find
all this and more.
Sandwiched between the North Pennines and the Lakes, with the
Yorkshire Dales to the south and Hadrian's Wall to the north,
the Eden Valley is a beautifully unspoilt region, far from the
The winding valley is ripe for rambling whatever the time of
year, so dig out those boots and prepare for superb walking. There
are literally miles of glorious paths following the river's
course, with welcoming spots for riverside picnics and sightseeing.
Expect caves, gorges, peaceful and gushing stretches - and look out
for the ten unusual benchmark sculptures along the way. Join long
distance trails and cycle-ways like the Coast to Coast and Cumbria
Cycle Way, or try your hand at fishing for freshwater salmon and
trout. Other sports include golf, windsurfing, sailing and horse
Enjoy lazy days weaving along country lanes through the lush,
green countryside. Explore sandstone villages and historic towns -
Appleby, Kirkby Stephen, Penrith to name a few. Or soak up the
scenery aboard the Settle-Carlisle Railway. Other attractions range
from castles and gardens to museums and galleries.
After a day's activity, look forward to sensational dining
in venues dotted about the area, or stop off at a farm shop and
savour local produce in the comfort of your Eden Valley cottage.
Remarkably, few people know this part of the country. So spoil
yourself soon and browse our Eden Valley cottages...
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Rainbow Cottage | Soulby near Kirkby Stephen | Cumbria & The Lake District
Outstanding, eco-friendly barn conversion in rural Soulby village. Underfloor heating and stunning views. Kirkby Stephen 2.5 miles.
Cherry Tree Cottage | Soulby near Kirkby Stephen | Cumbria & The Lake District
Delightful, stone-built, single-storey cottage near Soulby. Ideal base for touring. Set in a peaceful countryside location, just three miles from Kirkby Stephen.
Oak Cottage | Appleby-in-Westmorland | Cumbria & The Lake District
Lovely stone semi-detached cottage 2 minutes from centre of Appleby. Upside down accommodation, open fire, ideal romantic retreat. Penrith 14 miles.
Owl Cottage | Appleby-in-Westmorland | Cumbria & The Lake District
Lovely stone Appleby-in-Westmorland cottage, close to all town amenities, flexible accommodation close to Dales and Lakes.
Eden Cottage | Appleby-in-Westmorland | Cumbria & The Lake District
A lovely Cumbria cottage, ideal for families, in historic Appleby-in-Westmorland. Character, cosy accommodation with woodburner. Access to, and fishing on River Eden from garden.
The Meadow Cottage | Great Asby nr Appleby-In-Westmorland | Cumbria & The Lake District
A delightful stone-built converted hay barn. upside down accommodation. Perfect base for a romantic break or exploring the area. Great Asby 1 mile.
Swallow Cottage | Kirkby Stephen | Cumbria & The Lake District
Lovely cottage in the heart of Kirkby Stephen. Close to both Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. Featuring an open fire, set in beautiful countryside. Sedbergh 13 miles.
Leonard's Cragg | North Stainmore near Kirkby Stephen | Cumbria & The Lake District
stone-built, semi-detached farmhouse in a remote hillside location. Simple, comfortable character accommodation. Woodburning stove, wildlife pond. Kirkby Stephen 4 miles.
Laburnum Cottage | Kirkby Stephen | Cumbria & The Lake District
Lovely romantic Kirkby Stephen cottage set over top two floors, king-size bed, Jacuzzi bath, close to amenities. Sedbergh 13 miles; Kendal 23 miles.
Smardale Hall | Smardale near Kirkby Stephen | Cumbria & The Lake District
Charming semi-detached cottage set in a rural location, close to Kirkby Stephen in Cumbria. Woodburner. Original features. Lovely views. Kirkby Stephen 3 miles.